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Oxford Physics Summer School

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Fundamentals of
Oxford Physics Summer School

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Experience Oxford University Life

Participating in academic, cultural, and social events will provide you with a comprehensive picture of Oxford University life and experiences that will last a lifetime.

Meet Oxbridge Tutors

Our summer school offers you the chance to learn from esteemed faculty members who are at the forefront of their fields.

Immersive Learning Experience

Engage in interactive lectures, stimulating discussions, and hands-on experiments designed to deepen your understanding of physics.

Cutting-Edge Facilities

Access state-of-the-art laboratories, advanced equipment, and cutting-edge research facilities during your summer school experience.

Course Offerings

Physics Summer School Oxford

World-Class Faculty
Oxford University is well-known for its outstanding physics department, which is frequently ranked among the best in the world. Learn from the brightest minds in physics as our distinguished faculty leads you through a series of exciting lectures, interactive workshops, and lively conversations. Their knowledge and enthusiasm for the topic will pique your interest and drive your desire to learn more about physics.
Introduction to Physics
Explore the fundamental principles of physics and develop a solid understanding of key concepts.
Quantum Mechanics
Delve into the strange and fascinating world of quantum physics, exploring its principles and applications.
Astrophysics and Cosmology
Unveil the mysteries of the universe, studying celestial bodies, black holes, and the origins of our cosmos.
Particle Physics
Dive into the realm of subatomic particles, studying the fundamental building blocks of matter and their interactions.
Advanced Electromagnetism
Explore the intricate workings of electric and magnetic fields, gaining a deeper understanding of their applications.
Networking Opportunities
Interact with fellow physics enthusiasts from around the globe, building connections that can last a lifetime. Connect with current Oxford students, guest speakers, and professionals in the field, opening doors to future collaborations and mentoring opportunities.
Inspiring Location
Oxford is a vibrant and culturally rich city, offering a wealth of experiences beyond the classroom. Immerse yourself in the city's charming architecture, visit world-class museums and historical landmarks, and engage with the vibrant student community. This cultural immersion complements your academic journey, providing a well-rounded and memorable summer experience.

Our students love our Oxford Physics Summer School

Our students love our Oxford Physics Summer School

On average, 98% of our Physics Summer School students would recommend our course to their friend - This is well above the industry average

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Live like an Oxford Student on the Oxford Summer School

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Work like an Oxford StudentImmerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Oxford. Explore the historic college campuses, visit museums, attend guest lectures, and engage with the vibrant student community. Embrace the unique atmosphere that Oxford offers and take advantage of the opportunities for personal and intellectual growth.
Oxford University main building from a bird's eye-view.
Reside like an Oxford Mathematics StudentAll students will be allocated a college based on their date and subject. You can stay with a friend/sibling if you let us know in advance. All accommodation is single sex and wi-fi is available in all rooms.
Dine like an Oxford StudentYou will have a traditional meal known as Formal Hall - You can dress up, dine by candlelight in the wonderful surroundings of Oxford's dining hall.
Historic SettingExplore the stunning architecture, visit world-class museums, and engage with the vibrant student community, all while experiencing the intellectual vibrancy that has defined Oxford for centuries.

Experience Life on Campus

Oxford is a vibrant and culturally rich city, offering a wealth of experiences beyond the classroom. Immerse yourself in the city's charming architecture, visit world-class museums and historical landmarks, and engage with the vibrant student community. This cultural immersion complements your academic journey, providing a well-rounded and memorable summer experience.

Unlock the Secrets of the Universe at Oxford

Embark on an unforgettable journey of scientific discovery, academic excellence, and personal growth at the Oxford Physics Summer School. Expand your knowledge, sharpen your skills, and connect with a community of brilliant minds in one of the most prestigious educational settings in the world. Join us this summer and ignite your passion for physics.

What our programme includes

What you can expect from your Oxford Physics Summer School programme:
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Certificates Provided
Designed by Oxford academics
Open to ages 13-15, 16-17, 18-24
International and UK students
One-to-one personalised tutoring.


13 nights accommodation
Single-sex rooms
Breakfast & dinner provided
Individual bedrooms
Watch the recorded tutorials online.


40+ hours of academic teaching
Access to support materials post-course
Post-course evaluation from tutors
Designed on Oxford syllabus
One-to-one personalised tutoring.


Trip to London
Activities e.g. Punting, Croquet
Formal Dinners
Explore Oxford

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    Giselle offers from Oxford

    Why do you want to study Physics at Oxford?

    I am deeply passionate about unraveling the mysteries of the universe and exploring the fundamental laws that govern our existence. Studying Physics at Oxford University, with its rich academic heritage and renowned faculty, would provide me with an unparalleled opportunity to delve into the depths of this captivating field.

    What was your favourite part about the Physics summer school?

    My favorite part of the Physics summer school was the opportunity to engage in hands-on experiments and apply the theoretical concepts we learned in class. The practical sessions allowed us to witness the principles of physics come to life right before our eyes

    How did it help with your Oxbridge Physics application?

    The highly qualified tutors at the summer school were available to answer questions and provide guidance on university applications. Their expertise and advice helped me navigate the application process, ensuring that I presented myself effectively and highlighted my strengths as a prospective physics student.

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    Dryan offers from Oxford

    Why do you want to study Physics at Oxford?

    I believe that the rigorous curriculum, cutting-edge facilities, and vibrant intellectual community at Oxford will allow me to push the boundaries of my understanding and contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge.

    What was your favourite part about the Physics summer school?

    The guidance and support from the knowledgeable instructors made the sessions even more enriching. I relished the chance to work with advanced laboratory equipment and witness the direct application of physics principles. These practical sessions not only deepened my understanding of the subject but also ignited my curiosity and passion for experimental physics.

    How did it help with your Oxbridge Physics application?

    The summer school offered hands-on experiments and practical sessions, allowing me to apply theoretical concepts in a laboratory setting. This practical experience not only reinforced my understanding of physics principles but also demonstrated my ability to engage in scientific inquiry and experimentation. Such practical skills are highly valued in Oxbridge Physics applications.

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    2024 Summer School

    • 2 Week Summer School
    • 13 Nights Accommodation
    • Certificates Provided
    • 1-1 Tutorials
    • Academic Workshops

    Frequently Asked Questions

    You might have some questions before booking your first lesson. If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for in the FAQs, feel free to contact us!

    → What are the dates for the Physics Summer School in Oxford?
    We have various available dates through the summer holidays and are taking bookings for 2024 now. The Oxford Physics Summer School will commence on Monday and finish on Friday, with students being able to take advantage of 6 nights of accommodation nearby from the Sunday evening. Contact us to find out more!
    → Who is eligible to enrol in the summer school Physics programme?
    We offer a summer school for different age ranges. Want a year 12 Physics summer school? Check out our 16-18 Oxford Summer School, tailored for students who are about to apply in the current year or will be applying the year after. If you are looking for a summer school for 14-16 year olds, please contact our advisors and we'll be happy to help.
    → How do I apply for the Physics Summer School?
    You can book directly through our website and pay online. Alternatively, you can speak directly to one of our advisors who will give you more information and you can book with them to secure your place!
    → Will I receive a certificate or academic credit upon completion of the programme?
    Upon completion of the Physics summer school, all students will receive a certificate of attendance that they can use as part of their school application.
    → How does the Physics Summer School in Oxford differ from other summer programmes?
    For students considering applying to Oxford or Cambridge for further studies, attending our Physics Summer School in Oxford can provide valuable insights into the academic environment and expectations of these prestigious institutions. It allows students to experience the teaching style, engage with faculty members, and gain a better understanding of what it takes to succeed in an Oxbridge Physics program.
    → Is there an opportunity to interact with current Physics students or professionals during the programme?
    Absolutely! We've designed the Physics summer school so that it allows you the opportunity to interact with a variety of professionals where you can ask questions about anything! You will also spend some time at the University of Oxford with current Physics students and gain an understanding of what it's like to study at Oxford.
    How will this programme benefit my future Physics studies or career?
    You will find that our Oxford summer school for Physics will be beneficial at every step of your application journey! Your experiences will compound your desire to study Physics, which van be shared in your personal statement. You will reflect on your experience during your interview and you will use the knowledge gained as soon as you start Physics school!
    → Are international students eligible to apply? If so, are there any additional requirements?
    Absolutely! We can arrange airport transfers and accommodation if you are joining us from abroad. You will need to double-check with your government body as to whether you will require a visa to travel. If you are unsure or would like support in organising this, please contact our advisors and we would be happy to help!
    → What is the policy for refunds or cancellations if I can't attend after registering?
    When you register for our Physics summer school, you will be asked to pay a £500 non-refundable deposit to secure your place. We do understand that circumstances may arise which could mean you are unable to attend your chosen date. If this is the case, please contact our advisors who will be able to advise you as to whether you are able to amend your date. Please note however, due to the high demand in places, this may not be possible.

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